lumpectomy


lump·ec·to·my

noun \ˌləm-ˈpek-tə-mē\
plural lump·ec·to·mies

Definition of LUMPECTOMY

:  excision of a breast tumor with a limited amount of associated tissue

First Known Use of LUMPECTOMY

1972

Rhymes with LUMPECTOMY

lump·ec·to·my

noun \ˌləm-ˈpek-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural lump·ec·to·mies

Medical Definition of LUMPECTOMY

: excision of a breast tumor with a limited amount of associated tissue—called also tylectomy; compare quadrantectomy

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